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OCFS Child Safety Resources

Each of the following pages includes OCFS child safety resources across a wide variety of topics relevant to each program.

Safety Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Parents are their children’s first teachers, and are one of the most important influences on children’s physical, social, and emotional development. There are resources available to support you and your children’s health and safety.

Child Protective Services Resources and Publications

Child abuse prevention involves education and raising public awareness about ways to prevent serious and often life-threatening child injuries from occurring in the first place.

Child Care Services Information for Parents

Safe and positive child care sets the stage for healthy growth and development. It takes time, patience and understanding of what to look for when selecting child care. You know the needs of your child and family.

Domestic Violence Prevention

Research shows that when families served by child welfare are actively involved in making decisions about their own lives and the changes they have to make, child safety, permanency and well-being are more likely to be achieved. This practice is known as family engagement.

Other Safety Resources

Household Safety
  • Fall Prevention
  • Poisoning Prevention
  • Poisoning Prevention (NYC)
  • Window Safety
  • Summer Safety
  • Fireworks Safety
  • Water Safety
  • Transportation Safety
  • Governor's Traffic Safety Committee
  • ATV Safety
  • Bicycle Safety
  • Motorcycle Safety
  • Pedestrain Safety
  • Snowmobile Safety
  • Teen Driving Safety
  • Other Safety Topics
  • Farm Safety
  • Firearm Safety
  • Suicide Prevention (DOH)
  • Suicide Prevention (OMH)
  • Reports